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File:NewDeal.jpg|thumb|right|350px|'''Top left''': The Tennessee Valley Authority, part of the New Deal, being signed into law in 1933.
'''Top right''': President Roosevelt was responsible for initiatives and programs of the New Deal.
'''Bottom''': A public mural from one of the artists employed by the Works Progress Administration, part of the New Deal.
The '''New Deal''' was a series of programs enacted in the United States between 1933 and 1938, and a few that came later. They included both laws passed by Congress as well as presidential executive orders during the first term (1933–1937) of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The programs were in response to the Great Depression in the United States|Great Depression, and focused on what historians refer to as the "3 Rs," Relief, Recovery, and Reform: relief for the unemployed and poor, recovery of the economy to normal levels, and reform of the financial system to prevent a repeat...
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